2012

Social Networking and the Social Studies for Citizenship Education


Youth are increasingly using social media to access information and communicate. This session will provide free resources and strategies to teachers for using social networking tools in the social studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Jason Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Room: 
602
session id: 
138
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Investing and Saving in a Global Economy


In today's competitive global economy, students need to understand the basics of personal finance in order to save, invest and build for a secure, sound and stable financial future.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY

Room: 
212
session id: 
363
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Teaching for Sustainability: The New Frontier


How does one get started in teaching toward a sustainable future? This session presents two stategies for creating a sustainability curriculum. Particpants will analyze each for strengths and drawbacks.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Jay Shuttleworth, Columbia University, NY, NY; Bethany Vosberg-Bluem, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Jeff Passe, Towson University, Towson, MD

Room: 
3B
session id: 
958
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Build Your Own Colony: A Simulation Unit


How would you survive in a New World? Come experience a simulation unit about England's early colonization and its effect on Native Americans. Handouts include lessons based on Primary Sources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Trish Birk, Norwood Street Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
605
session id: 
466
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Engaging through Compelling Narrative: Teaching the Chinese Transcontinental Railroad Experience


Examine techniques for engaging students through personal narrative, varying modes of learning, and integrating disciplines. Explore a unit from planning to closure, focusing on meaningful activities and integrated assessment.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Nathan Barnes, Opstad Elementary School, North Bend, WA

Room: 
604
session id: 
931
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Action Civics: Adding Relevance and Rigor to the Classroom


This interactive presentation demonstrates action civics strategies for empowering students to identify core issues in their community, analyze root causes of these issues, and work collaboratively towards long term solutions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Jill Bass , Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL; Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL

Room: 
201
session id: 
53
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Using Picture Books to Enhance Social Values in Children


Are you looking for an engaging way to cultivate diversity in your students? Partner with your librarian to instill appreciation and goodwill for pluralism in students with children's picture books.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN; Audra Gray, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Room: 
203
session id: 
66
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Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners through Graphic Novels


Graphic novels can be used effectively to meet the needs of diverse learners including English learners and students with special needs. Student-made graphic novels and rubrics will be shared.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Ruth Luevanos, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
1022
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The Convergence of Three Civilizations: An Explorationinto Interdisciplinary Instruction


Explore the possibilities of interdisciplinary instruction through a model unit: Three Civilizations Converging: Europe, Africa, and the Americas! Teacher-tested interdisciplinary strategies involving history, literacy, and visual arts will be modeled.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI

Room: 
307
session id: 
20
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The Virtual Fieldtrip


Taking virtual field trips can provide opportunities for teaching geography and cultural connections, and is the ideal catalyst for extending reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills while engaging in technology.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Denise Geier, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Room: 
206
session id: 
1004
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